Inside Draw Key For Eduardo

In the two days between entering Eduardo to race and paying an acceptance fee for him to do so, the connections of the unbeaten galloper were starting to have second thoughts.

Avilius Targets Cup Via The Bart Cummings

The unprecedented logjam into the 2018 Melbourne Cup has forced the hand of trainer James Cummings, who has sensationally announced he will bypass the Metropolitan at Randwick later this month with Avilius for a shot at a ballot-free run into Australia’s greatest race.

Caulfield Guineas Aim For Tavisan

Caulfield trainer Mick Price thought Tavisan was a bit hampered by the running of Saturday’s Gr.2 Danehill Stakes (1200m) at Flemington, where he finished third, but was happy enough with the run heading into next month’s Gr.1 Caulfield Guineas (1600m).